Bacterial Vaginosis News and Research

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Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the name of a condition in women where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria. It is sometimes accompanied by discharge, odor, pain, itching, or burning.
Engineered vaginal Lactobacilli could reduce heterosexual HIV-1 transmission in women

Engineered vaginal Lactobacilli could reduce heterosexual HIV-1 transmission in women

UNC researchers identify a type of vaginal bacteria that can protect women from HIV

UNC researchers identify a type of vaginal bacteria that can protect women from HIV

Cervicovaginal mucus effectively traps HIV particles

Cervicovaginal mucus effectively traps HIV particles

New study provides biological explanation for how DMPA increases risk of HIV infection

New study provides biological explanation for how DMPA increases risk of HIV infection

Laccure Pessary developed for treatment and prevention of bacterial vaginosis now ready for commercialisation

Laccure Pessary developed for treatment and prevention of bacterial vaginosis now ready for commercialisation

Symbiomix closes $41 million Series A financing and reports positive results from SYM-1219 Phase 2 trial

Symbiomix closes $41 million Series A financing and reports positive results from SYM-1219 Phase 2 trial

New microarray-based tool provides fast, reliable assessment of vaginal health

New microarray-based tool provides fast, reliable assessment of vaginal health

Symbiomix Therapeutics announces positive results from SYM-1219 Phase 1 clinical program

Symbiomix Therapeutics announces positive results from SYM-1219 Phase 1 clinical program

FDA approves LILETTA (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) to prevent pregnancy

FDA approves LILETTA (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) to prevent pregnancy

Population Council to present research on novel approaches to HIV prevention at HIV R4P 2014

Population Council to present research on novel approaches to HIV prevention at HIV R4P 2014

Researchers find good bacteria that protect women from HIV infection

Researchers find good bacteria that protect women from HIV infection

Study finds cervicovaginal microbiota differs in women destined to have preterm birth

Study finds cervicovaginal microbiota differs in women destined to have preterm birth

New assay allows rapid and sensitive detection of Chlamydia trachomatis

New assay allows rapid and sensitive detection of Chlamydia trachomatis

Common species of bacteria contribute to bacterial vaginosis

Common species of bacteria contribute to bacterial vaginosis

LSUHSC researchers study common STI

LSUHSC researchers study common STI

Certain strains of lactobacillus bacteria can dampen production of toxic shock syndrome toxin 1

Certain strains of lactobacillus bacteria can dampen production of toxic shock syndrome toxin 1

Declining circumcision rates in the US raise healthcare costs and disease risk

Declining circumcision rates in the US raise healthcare costs and disease risk

Declining rates of circumcision in US infant males could add billions to health care costs

Declining rates of circumcision in US infant males could add billions to health care costs

HIV drug resistance: an interview with Dr. Silvia Bertagnolio

HIV drug resistance: an interview with Dr. Silvia Bertagnolio

Maternal antiviral suppressive therapy may not be as effective as thought

Maternal antiviral suppressive therapy may not be as effective as thought